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Five Fun Free Things to Do in London

London is often thought of as an expensive city, and it can be, but it all depends on what you know. Going out at night in London can rack up the pounds pretty quickly if you’re not careful; but with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Must-See Plays

Theatre has always been a constant part of London’s culture. A tradition of amazing plays and performances stretches back from today through to Shakespeare and beyond. In fact one of my very first memories of London was seeing a truly … Continue reading

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Four Exceptional Museums near Marble Arch

One of the more incredible things about London is the weight of history surrounding you at all times. London is ancient and majestic and an exceptional place to learn. Tucked away all across the city are museums devoted to every … Continue reading

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A Curious Night Out in the West End

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is one of those books that you absolutely must read. The story follows Christopher John Francis Boone; a 15 year old boy with Asperger Syndrome (though the specific condition is … Continue reading

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5 Quirky Treasures to Find in London

One of my favourite things about living in London is the fact that around basically every corner you can find some new interesting relic or plaque dedicated to a slice of history. Practically everywhere you go you’ll find a new … Continue reading

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Catch a Film at the Prince Charles Cinema

If you are looking for things to do near The Montcalm London Marble Arch why not catch a film at the most interesting cinema in Leicester Square. In a square full of glitzy cinemas with big lights and red carpets, … Continue reading

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Bradley Cooper is the Elephant Man

One of the fantastic side effects of living in London is you can pretty regularly see an A List celebrity performing on stage. It is quite a unique experience and usually well worth booking tickets to the shows when they … Continue reading

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The Boat Race: Oxford Vs Cambridge

The Boat Race, an annual four and a quarter mile race between Putney and Mortlake is on this weekend! This excellent rowing race pits Oxford and Cambridge teams against each other in this latest bout of their centuries-old competition. It’s … Continue reading

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Dinner and a Show in Covent Garden

For an excellent evening out you’ve got to get yourself to Covent Garden. Just a pleasant walk from the Montcalm Marble Arch down Oxford Street and through Soho is a small area full to the brim with stylish bars, exquisite … Continue reading

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A Walking Tour of London

The first thing I like to do when I am travelling is to go for a long walk. After arriving in a city that is at all unfamiliar to me, and after some much needed sleep of course, I head … Continue reading

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Vivienne Westwood: Cut from the Past

“The 18thcentury is the high point of art and culture” – British fashion designer legend Vivienne Westwood has long drawn inspiration from 18th century design and aesthetics. In the 1990s a series of designs that combined traditional cloth cutting techniques … Continue reading

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Spend Your Weekend with the Animals

Most of us city dwellers aren’t able to keep a pet around and it can be very depressing not having a happy dog or cat to come home to. The dogs you do get to see going for walks around … Continue reading

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